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Species Allium cepa
Crop Onion
Pest Scientific Name Delia antiqua
Additional Info
Complementary Info Synonym: Hylemia antiqua
Type Insect
Pest Classification Is seed a pathway in this crop? No
Main literature references 2-4, 2-5
Remarks No references found indicating seed as a pathway for D. antiqua (the onion maggot) on onion seed. It overwinters as pupa in soil. <strong>Available information indicates there is no scientific basis for regulation of D. antiqua on onion seed.</strong>
Detection Is there a seed test?
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Risk mitigation Can the pest be managed by seed treatment(s)?
If yes, what type(s)
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